Pity

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The story of a man who feels happy only when he is unhappy: addicted to sadness, with such need for pity, that he's willing to do everything to evoke it from others. This is the life of a man in a world not cruel enough for him.

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Critic Reviews for Pity

All Critics (16) | Top Critics (3)

A disturbing and oftentimes very funny satire-drama, Pity is about that complex, primal human craving called empathy and the distance we're willing to go to summon it.

Jun 28, 2018 | Full Review…

Its sharpest passages ... exert the bracing, mouth-shuddering tang of neat ouzo: You know how it's going to taste, but it leaves you wincing anyway.

Jan 20, 2018 | Full Review…
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As stylized as Makridis' second feature is, it's grounded in recognizable behavior, and its sly, dry playfulness reverberates with fascinating questions about emotions and how we portray them.

Jan 20, 2018 | Full Review…

There is no doubt that [Pity] is an interesting proposal, but it's not for everyone. [Full review in Spanish]

Mar 1, 2019 | Full Review…

In essence, this is more of the same mix of idiosyncratic banality which once seemed novel about a decade prior.

Jan 16, 2019 | Rating: 2.5/5 | Full Review…

This deadpan style isn't fresh or new, and feels downright lackluster even in the hands of an incredibly talented director and screenwriter.

Dec 21, 2018 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

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